Topic: Good Governance, Novel Coronavirus | Posted By: DSmith
Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 2:50pm
When COVID-19 hit our islands, the Government acted swiftly to provide help, including money not only to assist hard-pressed farmers and fishermen but also to expand the numbers of both to ensure a stronger and more reliable local food supply.
On Friday October 1 the Government provided a further quantity of documents to the Commission of Inquiry – around a thousand pages. Their discovery was the result of continuing intensive efforts by the public service of the Virgin Islands to find any and all evidence which might be helpful to the Commission in its work.
Topic: Good Governance | Posted By: smaduro-skelton
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 - 12:09pm
I wanted to update you on the Commission of Inquiry, launched by my predecessor because of increasing concerns about poor governance, and possible corruption, abuse of office or other serious dishonesty within the British Virgin Islands.
The Government took office on February 25, 2019, committed to change and renewal including of governance in the Virgin Islands. It won an overwhelming mandate for that change, gaining the support of 46.6% of the voting electorate compared to the 28.2% of its nearest rival, the outgoing NDP government.